Le Marais Private Walking Tour

2 hr

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This 2-hour private guided walking tour of the Marais takes you to a part of Paris that has the most layered and unusual history of all the city’s boroughs. Originally a swamp (where the name comes from), the land of the Marais was drained and it became habitable Many different communities were drawn to it - the Templar nights, the Jewish community, the opulent aristocrats of the 17th century. 

Over the years it has had...
This 2-hour private guided walking tour of the Marais takes you to a part of Paris that has the most layered and unusual history of all the city’s boroughs. Originally a swamp (where the name comes from), the land of the Marais was drained and it became habitable Many different communities were drawn to it - the Templar nights, the Jewish community, the opulent aristocrats of the 17th century. 

Over the years it has had its share of ups and downs, falling from a chic residential area that was home to aristocrats and even a royal court, to a best-avoided shady slum. During the tour your guide will show you the many mutually opposed faces of this unique part of the city, and explain how vital it was, and still is, for the development of Paris. 

The Marais is now going through a second renaissance, geared towards becoming a hipster mecca of Paris, a place where chic gourmet restaurants find themselves next to trashy second hand stores. Your guide will delight in making you discover all of these aspects of Marais. 
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Lowest Price Guaranteed
If you find a better price, we'll match it - just send the details to hertz-support@placepass.com.

Important Details

Included
  • Private tour
  • Professional art historian guide
Not Included
  • Food and drinks
Departure Point
Central Paris
9/19/2019 - 3/12/2021
Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Return Details
Place de la Bastille
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Customer Reviews

5
/5
Based on 4 reviews

Reviewed: January 20, 2020

LRJ

Boris did a wonderful job showing us the beautiful Marais area. We toured old and new areas, learning about the history of the architecture, who worked and lived in the area hundreds of years ago as well as the gentrification of the area. My daughters and I enjoyed every minute of the tour and the interesting conversation with Boris who was very comfortable to chat with. Boris is very well educated on Paris, art and architecture - a perfect guide for this trip! We'll definitely recommend him to friends looking for any tours in Paris.


Reviewed: July 3, 2019

Gerald S

Our guide to a walking tour of the Marais was everything one could ask: a serious and impassioned student of the subject, the ability to communicate her knowledge in an engaging manner, inquisitiveness outside of her comfort zone, and a personable, flexible and gracious manner. No once over lightly here: bring your own A game. You cannot go wrong with Isadora in the Marais.


Reviewed: August 15, 2017

Michael T

Our 2-hour walking tour with Boris was outstanding. He was incredibly knowledgeable and accomodated our requests to see certain points of interests. We would recommend this tour without reservation.


Reviewed: July 8, 2017

Karen K

Stephanie was a fabulous tour guide. We had the best time where she would tell us the stories behind the sites we were seeing. She also was able to relate things to her own life. We thoroughly enjoyed her and wished that she would have been our tour guide for the entire time we were in Paris.